Why People Be Pigs?

Why People Be Pigs?

The Road is NOT a Garbage Can! Ahhhhh, the loveliness of springtime! The flowers begin to grow, leaves are returning to the trees as the mounds of plowed snow melt away. And there it is, in between the flowers and…

Winter – Inside and Out

Winter – Inside and Out

The heart of winter in the Pocono Mountains offers an abundance of opportunities to enjoy Mother Nature and the nature of creativity. We are surrounded by game lands and parks. Don your cross-country skis or snowshoes and get outside. It’s…

Van Scott Nature Preserve

Van Scott Nature Preserve

The 144-acre Van Scott Nature Reserve in Beach Lake, Wayne County, PA is the new headquarters of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and a welcoming, accessible place for people of all ages to learn about, explore, and enjoy nature. It was…

Bunting Farm Stay

Bunting Farm Stay

Last month I wrote about Billy’s New Hope Barn, a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for rescued farm animals. Billy’s New Hope Barn resides on the Bunting Farm. Thank you to all of you who donated. If you forgot, now…

Billy's New Hope Barn

Billy’s New Hope Barn

Meet Jerry and Marcie Bunting. These two very special humans created and manage Billy’s New Hope Barn, a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for rescued farm animals. Most animals come from the ASPCA or Animal Control. Sadly, there is a…

Harmony in Hawley

Harmony in Hawley

For years, many of us have enjoyed the outstanding music performances of Harmony Presents. First at the Silk Mill, upstairs that is now an art gallery. Then, downstairs to the Boiler Room. Each time elevating the talent and the atmosphere….

The Round House Mystery of Baoba

The Round House Mystery of Baoba

Back in May of 2013 I wrote an article about the Round House in Lackawaxen. It is a significant structure that lay in ruins in what appears to have been a village, a community, something more than just a nice…

FARMS

FARMS

Although the number of farms have decreased over the years throughout the Pocono Mountains, we are still fortunate to boast a number of quality offerings. Due to COVID, I suggest reaching out to your farm or restaurant of choice beforehand…

THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF OUR NATURE

THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF OUR NATURE

November is a time for being Thankful. The name Pocono is derived from a Delaware Indian word (pohoqualin), which means “stream between mountains” in reference to the Delaware River. Ironically, that which divides us also unites us. The Delaware River basin has…

Simon Ward

Simon Ward

Car Enthusiast and International Artist The Community Tapestry NEPA Project attracted 30 artists – families, children, first-timers displaying their art, established artists showcasing their work or sharing inspirational messages. One artist is Simon Ward. Simon is an internationally known artist…